Kenney government accused of hiding insurance data from Albertans

Kenney government accused of hiding insurance data from Albertans

While many Albertans were out and about enjoying the Easter long weekend, the Kenney government released new insurance data that reported more than a billion dollars in profit for the industry. The Alberta NDP says the announcement was made during the holiday period in an attempt to suppress the data that said profits for insurance … Read more

Calgary-made advancement could help save fuel for Indigenous and remote communities

Calgary-made advancement could help save fuel for Indigenous and remote communities

Some engineering students have figured out how to convert all-terrain vehicles to solar power and hope it will benefit Indigenous and remote communities in Canada’s North. Henry Penn from the Arctic Institute of North America’s Kluane Lake Research Station, 220 kilometers northwest of Whitehorse, wanted to find a way to convert a gas-powered Kubota mid-sized … Read more

Grace period over for unpaid bills in Alberta, utility companies can now shut off power

Grace period over for unpaid bills in Alberta, utility companies can now shut off power

Energy companies are no longer bound by a moratorium on shutting off power, which could cause issues for Albertans with mounting utility bills. As of Friday, the grace period for those behind on payments is over, meaning providers can disconnect services, something the moratorium prevented during the winter months. The number of Albertans who face … Read more

Ontario government pledges $75-million to restore train service to Timmins

Ontario government pledges -million to restore train service to Timmins

The Ontario government says it is investing $75 million to restore passenger rail service to northeastern Ontario for the first time in more than a decade. Premier Doug Ford made the pre-election announcement in Timmins after traveling from Toronto on board an Ontario Northland train. The government released an updated initial business case for passenger … Read more